WORKSHOP: Introduction to Tax Credits and Budgeting for Low Budget Productions

Filmmaking is a true blend of business and creativity and making a film takes more than just picking up a camera and shooting a scene. More than anything they may encounter on set, one of the most baffling questions facing a filmmaker has more to do with raising funds and how to handle the ensuing […]

WORKSHOP: Traffic Awareness for the Film Industry

This course will familiarize participants with the provincial laws governing traffic control. Traffic Awareness deals with the understanding of who is responsible for establishing traffic control on a film set, the duties regarding flagging on set, the dress and proper equipment necessary for proper flagging, and the proper techniques for directing traffic. NOTE:  This course […]

FTM Logo: Then and Now

A look back into our history.  The FTM logo from 15 years ago, and our present logo.  

Film Training Manitoba is turning 15!

This April marks Film Training Manitoba’s 15th year of providing workshop training and work experience opportunities for Manitoba’s film and television industry. Born out of the province’s need for additional film crews to sustain the increasing number of film productions in the late 1990s, Film Training Manitoba (FTM) was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in […]

Staff Announcement

We’d like to offer our best wishes to Jenna Neepin, our Programs & Communications Assistant here at Film Training Manitoba for the past 3 years, as she takes on a new position with the University of Winnipeg’s Indigenous Studies department. Jenna first took the reigns of FTM’s administrative desk in 2010, but soon after became […]